Do you often perform or display works during face-to-face teaching or during an online course? If so, section 110(1)(face to face teaching) and section 110(2)(TEACH Act) of U.S. Copyright Law provides exemptions for educators using copyrighted works in those circumstances. Try out the following online tool to determine if your use of a protected work falls under this exemption:
Best practices for those interested in creating online videos from the Center for Social Media at American University's School of Communication.